Assurance Associate I (Start Date: January 2025)

California / San Jose, CA / San Francisco, CA
Early Career – Associate I - Assurance /
Full-time /
BPM – where caring and community is in our company DNA; we are always striving to be our best selves; and we’re compelled to ask the questions that lead to innovation.
At BPM, we empower individuals to grow, excel, and make a positive impact in work, life, and communities. Our entrepreneurial spirit fuels innovation, while our inclusive culture fosters belonging and value for all.
As an Assurance Associate I, you will play a vital role as a valued member of a team of dedicated audit experts. You will have the valuable opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of industries, allowing you to explore industries including Blockchain, Financial Services, Real Estate, Nonprofit, and many others. We offer over 10 industry groups to cater to your specific interests as you progress your career in Public Accounting.
Follow your interests, lean into your strengths, ask questions, and grow your knowledge of audit, all with the unwavering support of a personal Coach and Buddy who will be there to empower you every step of the way.


    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Economics (BS/BA/MSA/MST/Certificate Program).
    • Demonstrated interest in pursuing or obtaining CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Educational Licensure Requirements
    • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
    • Ability to start on January 9, 2025 and work at one of our BPM California office locations: San Francisco or San Jose
    • Our ideal colleague: Compassionate, proactive, authentic, driven, and resilient individuals who are seeking to be lifelong learners.


    • You will learn and perform audit procedures to assess the accuracy and completeness of financial statements. This involves examining financial records, transactions, and supporting documentation to ensure compliance with accounting principles and relevant regulations.
    • You will assist in evaluating and testing the effectiveness of internal control systems implemented by clients, working hand in hand with team members to deliver a quality product within the client’s time-frame.
    • You will analyze financial statements and related disclosures to identify any material misstatements or discrepancies.
    • You will continuously develop your skills and knowledge in auditing. This involves participation in training programs, staying up to date with changes in accounting and auditing standards, and pursuing relevant certifications such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.

Company Benefits

    • Total Rewards: Personalized benefits plan including 401k Employer Match, multiple medical, dental, and vision offerings, up to 90% employer paid premiums, and pet-insurance
    • Well-Being Perks: Access to BPM’s interactive wellness platform, progressive mental health resources, vacation travel benefits, and a variety of Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) fostering diversity, inclusion, and community.
    • Work-life Balance: Enjoy 14 firm holidays (including 2 floating holidays), unlimited “Flex PTO” program, paid family leave, generous Holiday Break, summer hours, and the option for remote work.
    • Professional Development: We offer CPA exam resources, performance-based bonuses, tuition reimbursement, a dedicated coaching program, and a range of live classes, workshops, and seminars through BPM University.
$70,000 - $70,000 a year
Salary for this role will be $70,000. This is the salary for all BPM LLP Associate I’s United States-wide and is non-negotiable.
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